menu

Renault’s Latest Concept Car Sports Gear Inspired

Renault’s Latest Concept Car Sports Gear Inspired
Advertising

Captur concept is designed to be the automotive equivalent of a running shoe.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 10 february 2011

Renault revealed their latest concept car today ahead of the official debut at the 2011 Geneva Auto Show. The Captur is a sporty crossover vehicle created with Renault’s new design strategy. The idea is to select different stages of human life and develop a companion concept vehicle. The DeZir coupé concept which aimed to express ‘falling in love’ was the first of the series and debuted at the 2010 Paris Auto Show.

The Captur is derived from the impulse to explore and discover. The styling is meant to convey a blending of fun and functional ques. Renault exterior designer, Julio
Lozano took inspiration from athletes and extreme sporting gear in developing the look of the Captur. The exterior has a mix of muscular forms with technical details. The exterior has a mix of textures with sections like the front and rear fenders in a matte finish while other area are glossy paint.

Inside there are some obvious feature which won’t ever see production. The seats for example are lightweight frames which elastic cord stretched around them. They look cool but maybe aren’t the most practical. These cords extend through the entire interior under which things can be secured. Sections of the instrument panel are translucent and internally illuminated resembling the look of a running shoe.

Renault has hinted that the Captur is a preview of a forthcoming road car.

Renault

Trending

Turn Food Scraps Into Fertilizer In 24 Hours

Food
Technology Today

Why Nest Doesn't Get The Holidays

PSFK founder reacts to the damaging effects of poor email marketing

Children Today

Robots Could Be Joining Dubai’s Police Force In 2017

The real-life RoboCops can salute, shake hands and collect traffic fines

Trending

Get PSFK's Related Report: Future of Automotive

See All
Travel Today

Parka Hides And Charges Portable Devices

Bolt is a jacket that lets people carry and charge their various electronics without the need for an outlet

USA Today

Twitter-Powered Metronome Measures The Tempo Of Austin

The installation is designed to swing faster as more tweet come in

Travel Today

Yelp's New 'Yelfie' Feature Lets Diners Take Selfies

The update is designed to encourage people to attach a selfie when they share their experiences

Design & Architecture Today

Build Your Own Savory Cheese Advent Calendar

A British food blogger has created a guide to building a different kind of holiday surprise

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Retail 2017
Transformation Strategies For Customer-First Business
NEW

PSFK Op-Ed Yesterday

Communications Officer: What This Holiday Season Means For Millennial Shoppers

Dallas Lawrence of the Rubicon Project shares why holiday cheer is all about likes, views and retweets

PSFK Labs Yesterday

Retail Spotlight: Home Depot Reimagines How Employees Conduct Tasks

The home improvement retailer puts the customer first by initiating local fulfillment centers and simplifying freight-to-shelf inventory management

Fitness & Sport Today

Floating Gym Concept In Paris Is Powered By Your Workout

The proposed design from Carlo Ratti Associati lets passengers ride a stationary bike as they travel through Paris along the Seine River

Syndicated Today

What Does The Future Of Android Look Like In A World With The Pixel?

Google’s decision to make its own phone might have looked like a blow to the likes of Samsung but the reality is much more interesting

Retail Today

Customer Service Expert: Why Offline Retail Has Better Data Than Online Retail

Healey Cypher, Founder and CEO of Oak Labs, shares why we should be thinking about the physical store as an e-commerce site

Fashion Today

Alexander McQueen Designs A 3D-Printed Umbrella

3D-printed fashion arrives in time for the winter season

Work Today

Why Training Associates To Be Advocates Is Key To Retail Success

In our Future of Retail 2017 report, PSFK Labs discusses strategies to prioritize customer service, which begins with associate advocates

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders
NEW

Media & Publishing Today

Netflix Creates Binge Candle To Celebrate A New Season Of Gilmore Girls

The streaming service developed a special layered candle that creates candle with episode-specific smells

Advertising Today

Interactive Film Tells A Story About Living With Cancer

A moving song written by a father of a cancer patient comes alive in a 3D environment

Automotive Today

Audi And LEGO Exhibit Autonomous Vehicle Installation

The installation at Design Miami explores the 25th hour, which represents bonus productive work or play time

No search results found.